October 2015

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Haunted Hawai‘i: My Personal Experience With the Supernatural and the Unexplained

Many say that Hawai‘i is full of ghosts and otherwordly beings–not just from one culture, but all of the cultures that live together in the islands. This is one writer’s experience with the supernatural.

Alzheimers on the Rise in Hawai‘i

A wave of graying boomers will change the way we live and age in the Islands. No surprise, we’re finding our own ways of facing the challenge.

The 25 Greatest Hawai‘i Songs of the New Century

As voted by a panel of experts. Plus, read the stories behind the music.
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Surf into Style at the Number 808 Boutique in Hale‘iwa

North Shore boutique Number 808 offers easy, everyday fashion loaded with retro-surf charm.

Women’s Health

(Sponsored) Since Breast Cancer Awareness month began in 1985, October has become the time of year to shed light on women’s health issues. Learn about some of the new and innovative ways O‘ahu healthcare providers are helping women look and feel their best.

Field Notes: Get Funky With Live Jazz Music at Medici’s

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vast and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: Medici’s at Mānoa Marketplace.

Start Planning With These Creative Holiday Gift Ideas From Ben Franklin

(Sponsored) Ben Franklin Crafts is the place to go for all your holiday ideas and supplies.

Quote Unquote: Pam Chambers Captures Hidden Art With Her Smartphone

From Our Files: Moments from Hawai‘i’s Past—October Edition

A look back at Honolulu from October 1930 to 1995. Stories taken from the archives of Paradise of the Pacific and HONOLULU Magazine.

What Do the Hawai‘i Five-0 Stars and Other Film Crews Eat on Set?

Three local food businesses dish out the inside scoop on feeding hungry cast and crew members shooting in Hawai‘i. Learn some do’s and don’ts of film food etiquette.

You’ll Get to Hold a Seahorse in Your Hands at This Hawai‘i Farm

A couple of aquaponic wizards are running a watery farm where they breed a most captivating, and endangered, species.

Snag These Local Goods at the HONOLULU Fashion Week Pop-Up Shop

Drop by the pop-up shop at the HONOLULU Fashion Week Marketplace, Nov. 20 through 22.

Shimmy and Shake at the Hawai‘i Belly Dance Convention

Learn more about the belly dance culture at various venues on Oct. 8–12.

Afterthoughts: Cones of Uncertainty

What we think about when we think about hurricanes.

Da Meter: What’s Hot and What’s Not in Honolulu

Gauging what’s hot and what’s not in Honolulu.

Editor’s Page: Island Magic

Spooky stories can be a force for good.

The 8 Best Things to Do in October 2015

There’s nothing scarier than missing these great events, from an extravagant costume exhibit to local music legends.
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